News Roundup: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 10/18/2017. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) belongs to Transportation sector that declined -0.21% in value when last trading session closed at $67.4. The company has a market capitalization of $20.01 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.7 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 22.3 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.5 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $83.04 on 06/02/17 and 52-Week low of $56.51 on 11/15/17.

Earnings per share (ttm) for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) according to Finviz Data is $6.91.

The growth estimate for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) for the current quarter is -46.1 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is -48.8 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 7.01 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 0.8 percent.

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for United Continental Holdings have a median target of 75.00, with a high estimate of 100.00 and a low estimate of 60.00. The median estimate represents a +11.28% increase from the last price of 67.40.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 18 times out of last 32 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 91% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  1 times.

The consensus recommendation for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) is 2.38. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.5. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.41, and 90 days ago was at 2.38 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects United Continental Holdings, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.96.

Revenue is expected to range from 9.18 Billion to 9.33 Billion with an average of 13000.

Company Profile:

United Continental Holdings, Inc. is in Airlines industry. It is the holding company for United Airlines and Continental Airlines. The Company operates its businesses through two reporting segments: Mainline and Regional Affiliates. The Company manages its business as an integrated network with assets deployed across its Mainline and regional carrier networks.  Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa from their hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. United Continental Holdings, Inc., formerly known as United Airlines Corp., is headquartered in Chicago.

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN):

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) belongs to Business Services sector closed its last session with a surged of 1.11 percent and closed its previous trading session at $36.4. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $1.41. The company has the Market capitalization of $12.97 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 3.1 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 12.2 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.9 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $45.73 on 02/21/17 and 52-Week low of $34.22 on 11/09/17.

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Nielsen Holdings PLC have a median target of 44.00, with a high estimate of 55.00 and a low estimate of 29.00. The median estimate represents a +20.88% increase from the last price of 36.40.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 17 times out of last 28 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 50% percent of times. It has met expectations  1 times and missed earnings  5  times.

The consensus recommendation for Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) is 2.04. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 1.88. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.04, and 90 days ago was at 1.95 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Nielsen Holdings plc to have earnings per share of $0.8.

Revenue is expected to range from 1.73 Billion to 1.77 Billion with an average of 14000.

Company Profile:

Nielsen N.V. is engaged in information and measurement services. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, delivers media and marketing information, and analytics on a global and local basis. It operates in two segments: Buy segment and Watch segment. The Buy segment provides retail measurement services, consumer panel measurement and consumer intelligence and analytical services. The Watch segment provides viewership data and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries across television, online and mobile screens. Nielsen N.V., formerly Nielsen Holdings NV, is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands.